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As 2014 winds to a close, we thank you again for your ongoing support. Please know that every contribution makes a difference in growing our global presence and reputation. We invite you to make a year-end gift in support of the school in the area of your choosing. Learn more.


With sincerest thanks and warmest wishes for the New Year!

Recent Corporate Partner Involvement



 Edwards Lifesciences - 2013 Winter MBA Consulting Project

Corporate Class Presentations by The Precept Group (left) and Taco Bell (right)


Dean's Advisory Board

  • Abbott Medical Optics
  • Arbonne International
  • The Boeing Company
  • Emulex
  • Experian
  • HireRight
  • Hyundai Motor America Operations
  • Mazda North American Operations
  • Microsemi
  • Pacific Alternatitve Asset Management Co. (PAAMCO)
  • Precept
  • PricewaterhouseCooopers
  • Sage
  • Taco Bell
  • Thales USA
  • Walmart Stores Inc.
  • Wells Fargo


Dean’s Leadership Circle

  • Boeing Company
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Experian
  • HireRight, Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • Point B
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Taco Bell Corporation
  • Thales USA
  • Wells Fargo


  MBA Consulting

  • Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO)
  • Arbonne International
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Emulex Corporation
  • Experian
  • HireRight
  • Mazda North America Operations
  • Microsemi Corporation
  • Mission Linen Supply
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO)
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Sage
  • Thales USA
  • Walmart Stores Inc.
  • The Wet Seal
  • Yamaha Corporation of America

Corporate Class Presentations


March 1st - FEMBA Strategic Brand Management Class

Taco Bell - Tom Wagner, Vice President of Consumer  Insights and Brand Planning

April 1st - EMBA presentation
The Precept Group - Chris Coulter, Chief Medical Office


Executive Education & Strategic Issues in Management Series

  • Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.
  • Boeing Company
  • HireRight
  • Mazda North America Operations
  • Microsemi
  • Rohl, LLC
  • Volcom

  Center for Global Leadership
  • Distinguished Speaker Series Featured Speaker – AMO, Experian, Taco Bell, and Sage Software
  • Distinguished Speaker Series’ Sponsors – HireRight, Jones Day, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Wells Fargo        
  • Team Challenge Course:  AMO
  • Mentor Program: Boeing, Edwards Lifesciences, Experian, HireRight, IBM, Precept, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sage, Toshiba America, Wells Fargo, Yamaha

  Don Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Advisory Board:  Rohl, LLC

 Merage School Campus-Wide Business Plan Competition
  • Robert Pickell, Judge – HireRight
  • Ken Rohl, Coach – Rohl, LLC
  • Richard Steele, Coach – International Sales & Marketing Group
  • Gayle Deflin – PlastiColor
  • Lester Savit – Jones Day
  • Neil Sahota, Coach - IBM